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Adams and Sharpton denounce gun violence and political extremism after attempted Trump assassination

The mayor and civil rights leader joined others to say New York doesn't support violence against the former president.

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What does 2026 hold for Kathy Hochul?

Most governors win their second election if they choose to run. With some potential challengers already waiting in the wings, Hochul says she’s prepping.

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For Marc Molinaro, it’s not about the fundraising

The 19th Congressional District rep has beat his well-funded challenger Josh Riley before.

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National Democratic group spotlights state Senate campaigns

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee will offer its support to state Sens. Lea Webb and Iwen Chu

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In split with Hochul, Delgado calls on Biden to drop out

Gov. Kathy Hochul has been one of Biden’s staunchest defenders, but Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado wants him to end his presidential campaign.

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A timeline on the closure of Rikers Island

The long-awaited decision on a federal takeover will have to wait till an unknown date.

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Here’s what NY’s House and Senate Dems are saying about Biden

Should he stay or should he go? Members of the state’s congressional delegation are weighing in on the question dividing Democrats.

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Eric Adams does not veto bill expanding City Council authority

The legislation will go before voters – unless the Charter Revision Commission acts to stop it.

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Where do progressives go from here?

The Working Families Party, Democratic Socialists of America and For the Many scored few wins this year but have no plans to shake up their electoral strategy.

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Velázquez to Latino voters: ‘We have done so much’

The representative urged Democrats to communicate the records of President Biden and Congress to drum up Hispanic support in November.

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Hochul says she will run for reelection in 2026

The governor also suggested that she will not replace Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado on the ticket.

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Josh Riley highlights Marc Molinaro’s controversial abortion vote in new ad

Rep. Marc Molinaro voted against codifying Roe v. Wade while in the Assembly, which challenger Josh Riley hopes to capitalize on.

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Latimer’s win paves way for Westchester’s first Black county executive

Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins, who lost the county executive race to Latimer in 2017, is now poised to assume the top job.

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Zellnor Myrie wants to represent New York City. First, the city has to meet him.

The state senator from Central Brooklyn is trying to carve out the competency lane in his uphill battle to challenge Mayor Eric Adams in 2025.

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New York politicians react to Biden’s lackluster debate performance

The Empire State will remain at the center of presidential politics with Biden visiting over the next two days.

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Democratic lawmakers and civil rights groups push for mask ban

The NAACP New York Conference, ADL and other groups are backing a mask ban introduced by Assembly Member Jeff Dinowitz.